No Depression/By Plain Sense/June 2017 – Having experienced numerous Alejandro Escovedo shows dating back to a show at the 400 Bar in Minneapolis a couple decades ago, and countless other local venues including 7th Street Entry, Turf Club, Fine Line, MN Zoo and at least 4 times at the Dakota Jazz Bar as well as traveling to the High Noon Saloon in Madison I have witnessed many great shows. Why else would… Read More
Houstonia Magazine/Chris Becker/April 24, 2017 – From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith, Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started. “A lof lot of guys my age, they’ve had it with the road,” says 66-year-old punk-turned-roots rocker Alejandro Escovedo. “They don’t want to play the feedback-induced kind of noise I like to make.”
Currently on tour with fellow alt-rock veteran guitarists Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The… Read More
Houston Chronicle/Andrew Dansby/April 21, 2017
New album ‘Burn Something Beautiful’ works through fears from musician’s illness, storm
Photo: Nancy Rankin Escovedo
“I’m very aware that life is a short movie,” says singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo, who has overcome the ravages Hepatitis C and the trauma of Hurricane Odile.
When Alejandro Escovedo was a boy in San Antonio, his parents had him pack for a vacation to Southern California.
They didn’t tell him the… Read More